Average Weather in August in Vandenberg Village California, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 70°F, rarely falling below 65°F or exceeding 77°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 55°F, rarely falling below 50°F or exceeding 59°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 55°F on August 6.
For reference, on October 2, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Vandenberg Village typically range from 53°F to 71°F, while on December 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 41°F to 62°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in August
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on August. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in August
The month of August in Vandenberg Village experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 8% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 7% on August 13.
The clearest day of the month is August 13, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 93% of the time.
For reference, on February 23, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 45%, while on August 13, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 93%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Vandenberg Village is essentially constant, remaining about 0.0 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.1 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 0.0 inches on August 5.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Vandenberg Village, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 57 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 53 seconds, and weekly decrease of 13 minutes, 13 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 12 hours, 55 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 13 hours, 52 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Vandenberg Village is 6:11 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 22 minutes later at 6:34 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 8:03 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 35 minutes earlier at 7:29 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Vandenberg Village during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during August, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:49 AM and sets 14 hours, 29 minutes later, at 8:18 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:05 AM and sets 9 hours, 50 minutes later, at 4:54 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Vandenberg Village is essentially constant during August, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 14, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Vandenberg Village is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 9.0 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 24, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.6 miles per hour, while on October 21, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Vandenberg Village is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Vandenberg Village is essentially constant during August, remaining around 60°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in August
The growing season in Vandenberg Village typically lasts for 11 months (348 days), from around January 15 to around December 29, rarely starting after March 8, or ending before November 20.
The month of August in Vandenberg Village is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August
The average accumulated growing degree days in Vandenberg Village are increasing during August, increasing by 336°F, from 1,349°F to 1,685°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Vandenberg Village is gradually decreasing during August, falling by 0.9 kWh, from 8.0 kWh to 7.1 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Vandenberg Village are 34.708 deg latitude, -120.468 deg longitude, and 364 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Vandenberg Village contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 840 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 378 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,011 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,814 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Vandenberg Village is covered by shrubs (35%), cropland (26%), grassland (21%), and artificial surfaces (17%), within 10 miles by grassland (43%) and shrubs (21%), and within 50 miles by water (54%) and shrubs (20%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Vandenberg Village year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Vandenberg Village.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Vandenberg Village according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Vandenberg Village is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Vandenberg Village and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Lompoc Airport (29%, 4.6 kilometers, south); Lompoc, Vandenberg Air Force Base (31%, 9 kilometers, west); Vandenberg Range (31%, 9 kilometers, west); and Santa Maria Airport (9%, 21 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .